Peru's traditional exports totaled US$2.826 billion in April 2018, a 21.4% rise from the same month last year, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) informed.
According to the issuing entity, this expansion was mainly explained by greater foreign sales of copper, zinc
, and natural gas.
Said positive result was supported by an increase in the prices of copper
(+32.8%), crude oil and derivatives (+27.8%), zinc (24.8%), and gold (+5.4%).
On the other hand, traditional exports volume grew 0.1% due to higher shipments of zinc (+50.6%), coffee (+13.6%), and copper